The power of photography. How do you experience architectural places?

by Valentina Ieva
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Photography has the power to transform the most familiar buildings into new and original spaces. We take thousands of pictures nowadays, but which are the ones which really stick with us? Sto Werkstatt in Clerkenwell, London celebrates architectural photography through the exhibition called "Building Images", starting on January 16.

Photo credits: Buildings in Use, Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid, Picture by Hufton + Crow Photography  

Photo credits: Interiors, Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid, Picture by Hufton + Crow Photography  

 

The exhibition features the photographic works by 14 top-notch photographers from The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2014. 

Photo credits: Exteriors category, Cayan Tower by SOM - Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP, Photographer Victor Romero

 

'Building Images' is divided into four categories that explore different architectural qualities and a diverse technical approach and methodology. The categories Building in use, Exteriors, Interiors and Sense of place demonstrate a broad range of photographic styles and approaches to the medium as well as featuring a diverse set of outstanding architectural forms.

Photo credits: Buildings in Use category, Els Encants de Barcelona by b720 Arquitectos , Photograph by Inigo Bujedo Aguirre

Photo credits: Interiors category, Danish National Maritime Museum by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Photograph by David Borland

Photo credits: Exteriors category, The Ivar Aasen Centre, Photograph by David Borland

Photo credits: Sense of Place category, Mondang (Extremely Small House), Photograph by Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre

 

The exhibition,  open till 26 February, will be accompanied by a series of talks and seminars, where the public will have the opportunity to further explore the medium of photography as well as talk with leading people in the field of architecture, photography and media.

Photo credits: Buildings in Use, Offices of Havas Worldwide, Photograph by James Leynse

Photo credits: Buildings in Use category, The New Rijksmuseum by Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos, Photograph by Duccio Malagambe

 

Cover image: Sense of Place category, Swimming-Pool by Álvaro Siza Vieira, Photograph by Joao Morgado 

 

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    • Valentina Ieva

      Architect

      Bari / Italy

      Laureata in Ingegneria edile-architettura, giornalista per professione, web writer per diletto. Amante di architettura, design, fotografia e libri di carta. Dipendente dai social, Instagram e InstaStories su tutti. Affamata di vita, viaggi e storie da scoprire. Qualunque forma d'arte mi affascina da sempre e non posso pensare una vita senza: emozioni forti, immaginazione, buona musica, cucina pugliese, sole e gatti. Per dirla con le parole di Battiato, non potrei vivere senza: ‘un soffio al cuore di natura elettrica’!)

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